An Oasis in the Desert
Cash Saver Celebrates The Grand Opening of Its New South Memphis Space, Filling Void in Food Desert
On August 15th, Cash Saver will host the grand opening celebration of its new South Memphis location in the former Kroger space, located at 1977 S. 3rd Street. The celebration takes place from 3:00-5:
Local grocer Rick James has been in Memphis for over 30 years, first with Malone & Hyde as a retail consultant, and then as president of the local Piggly Wiggly stores. In 2004, James and his wife Cathy purchased four Piggly Wiggly stores and began converting them in 2011 to Cash Saver, the first being the midtown location on Madison. The South Third store will be the fifth Cash Saver location in Memphis including the Midtown location, Whitehaven, Oakhaven and the East Memphis location (owned by Jeff Burkhead). Cash Saver has always incorporated giving and social responsibility into its business model, particularly as many of the stores are situated in
“The 3rd street store will serve approximately 55,000 citizens and will be the primary grocer within a 3-mile radius.”
The grand opening festivities will continue through the month with a WKNO PBS kids “Ready to Learn” event sponsored by Cash Saver taking place at Southgate Shopping Center on Saturday, August 25. As part of its community outreach, Cash Saver will also conduct food drives and health fairs throughout the year.
Cash Saver utilizes a “source-to-shelf” pricing model that allows it to offer customers low prices on every item in the store. Not a limited assortment store, Cash Saver carries a full line of national brands, store brands and many of the local brands Memphian love – Brim’s snacks, Rendezvous and Corky’s BBQ sauces, Makeda’s Cookies, Monogram Foods and several others. In fact, they are one of Monogram Foods’ largest customers for King Cotton and Circle B products. The newest store will be similar to the midtown store which features Certified Angus Beef, Sanderson Farms 100% Natural Chicken, U.S. Number 1 produce and the much-beloved Rick’s 5-Star Fried Chicken in the deli.
The company supports the community on both a business-to-business level and at the grass roots level. In addition to carrying local products, they all post healthy recipes to the website, host health and wellness events and have a wellness corner on the site. Moreover, part of the Cash Saver promise is that customers will never have to sacrifice quality in order to save money, which applies to each of its stores. The 3rd street store will serve approximately 55,000 citizens and will be the primary grocer within a 3-mile radius.
3rd Street Memphis Grocery Store
1977 South Third St
Memphis TN, 38109
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